Green Bay Packers Enter Pre-season

The Green Bay Packers head into this year with following a successful season, albeit with a disappointing finish. After topping their division and becoming the first team to record 13+ wins in a season, the Wisconsin team went out of the playoffs in the 2nd round against San Francisco. Now, heading into their fourth year under head coach Matt LeFleur, a former Northern Michigan University coach back in 2006, the team looks to finish the regular season just as strong, and finish with the Vince Lombardi trophy back in Green Bay.

New Soo Lock Under Construction

Along the St. Mary’s River, the Soo Locks, often noted as the “Lynchpin of the Great Lakes”, have been the only route for freighters moving ore and raw material from mines on Lake Superior to the refineries of the Lower Great Lakes. A century has passed since the construction of the earliest Davis and Sabin Locks, which now sit empty and abandoned on the North Channel. The two active locks, the MacArthur and Poe Locks, were built in the 1930s and 1960s respectively

Organizations Spread Awareness at Marquette Blueberry Festival

From blueberry pizza, to blueberry brats, Downtown Marquette’s Annual Blueberry Festival has everything from lemonade to ale, shirts, to hats, and earrings to socks. Vendors from across the region set up their tents to sell their art, photography, apparel, or food to the thousands of people who made the trip downtown all day. But not every tent on the street was selling a product.

Blueberry Festival Preparations Underway In Downtown Marquette

On the corner of Washington and Front Street, Tara Laase-McKinney spraypaints the number 48, where the vendors from Flagstar Bank will set up shop tomorrow morning alongside 85 other vendors for the annual Blueberry Festival. Laase-McKinney, who is the Executive Director for the Marquette Downtown Development Authority, will be up bright and early “putting the finishing touches on our preparations” for the festival that will run from 10AM to 7PM on Friday, July 28th.